Curator Sipthorpe said it was a guarantee that the captain who would win toss, would like to bowl first.
Gopal picked up three wickets in three balls in the 58th over to bring down curtains to ROI’s dismal batting performance in the second innings.
Smith provided ample backing, matching Marsh with 12 fours in his innings.
Tim Southee spoke about wanting to keep India winless on the tour.
Players who went unsold and for good money will have to set aside IPL happenings to deal with spicy track at Wellington.
Apart from the Indian duo there were some foreign benefactors, who forced owners to dig deep inside their pockets.
Apart from KXIP, it was Sunrisers Hyderabad who had a fruitful outing on the first day of the two-day IPL auction.
Gopal picked up three wickets in three balls to bring down curtains to ROI's dismal batting performance.
Six prominent "Indian capped" players' names, including one who is part of the current team cropped up in the report filed by the committee.
Yuvraj, Karthik go for 14 crore and 12.5 respectively as Pathan brothers don't fetch a big price.
Clarke has every reason to rate his quicks after their leading role in the 5-0 Ashes demolition of England.
There's a wider pool this time with the ECB allowing their players to participate in the show.
Anderson, Pietersen, Finch and the likes will be expected to be the marquee names setting off bidding wars.
The 27-year-old Chidambaram Gautam notched up his ninth first-class century.
While Kiwi cricketing families consist mainly of men across generations, siblings Peter and Sara break the clutter.
There wouldn’t be a person in India who wouldn’t want to see Yuvraj Singh at his best again, writes Harsha Bhogle.
Just one half-century in 24 innings costs Suresh Raina berth in Asia Cup squad; Pujara finds way in.
Srinivasan said that the member nations will stand to gain more out of the new arrangement.
Singh was not part of the Indian 50-over squad in New Zealand which lost the five-match series 4-0.
SC panel indicted Gurunath Meiyappan and recommended further probe against Raj Kundra and Shilpa Shetty.
The SC has been given the names of these players, whose actions are being pored over, in a sealed envelop.
The Report also adds that “there seem to have been an effort made to cover up the involvment of Mr. Raj Kundra in betting.
It was a completely free-and-fair inquiry. No pressure of any kind from any source was exerted on the committee.
Meiyappan, son-in-law of BCCI President N Srinivasan, was indicted for betting by the panel.
CSK has been specifically indicted for violating clause 11.3, which prescribes for termination of the agreement.